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  • Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantagesby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00

    This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages. It looks in detail at the students concerned, where they are educated (special schools, special classes or regular classes) and what their level of education is (pre-primary, primary, lower... more...

  • Learning for Tomorrow's Worldby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00

    This report presents the first internationally comparable results to OECD's 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Survey of the educational performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science in 25 OECD countries. This year, the concentration was on mathematics. Beyond the examination of the relative standing... more...

  • The 2003 Assessment Frameworkby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00

    PISA 2003 Assessment Framework – Mathematics, Reading, Science and Problem Solving Knowledge and Skills presents the conceptual underpinnings of PISA 2003 assessments. Within each assessment area, the volume defines the content students need to acquire, the processes they need to perform, and contexts in which knowledge and skills are applied. more...

  • What Makes School Systems Perform?by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    The report links the results from the OECD PISA 2000 survey to qualitative evidence on important public policy measures in six countries that performed well in PISA. These measures included strategies for educational reform and innovation; issues of governance and resource allocation; national approaches to standard-setting, assessment and system monitoring;... more...

  • University Education in Denmark 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00

    This OECD Review of the Danish university system examines such aspects as governance, funding, the Research Council System, the Danish knowledge system, the university system itself, universities' interaction with society, and outcomes.  It finds that training and research is of high quality, but that the system needs to change in response... more...

  • Knowledge and Skills for Life: First Results from PISA 2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 35.00

    Knowledge and Skills for Life assesses how far students near the end of compulsory education (15-year-olds) have acquired some of the knowledge and skills that are essential for full participation in society.  It presents evidence on student performance in reading, mathematical and scientific literacy, reveals factors that influence the development... more...

  • PISA 2003 Data Analysis Manual: SPSSby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00

    This publication provides all the information required to understand the PISA 2003 educational performance database and perform analyses in accordance with the complex methodologies used to collect and process the data. It enables researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The publication includes introductory... more...

  • West African Pop Rootsby John Collins

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    "Collins-Lowry gives persuasive examples of how employment gains made by Blacks in the 80's were rather more marginalized than we like to think." --Publishers WeeklyAgainst the backdrop of increasing ambivalence in the federal government commitment to race-based employment policies, this book reveals how African-Americans first broke into professional... more...

  • Dissemination of Innovation (RLE Edu O)by Jean Rudduck

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume of topical working papers makes available to teachers and to others information intended to stimulate discussion so that all educators may bring their judgement and experience to bear on the concerns of the School Council and contribute to its work. The papers describe plans for curriculum development projects at their formative stages,... more...

  • Identifying and Supporting Children with Specific Learning Difficultiesby Pamela Deponio; Christine Macintyre

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 40.95

    Many children experience difficulties which impact on their learning at home and school. Some children are considered to have a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, but other children display a range of indicators which cross the boundaries of specific named 'conditions'. If teachers are to offer appropriate support, the authors... more...